HR Alert: New Form I-9 and Minimum Wage Increases

Jan 9, 2017

New Form I-9

Reminder that a new version of Form I-9 has been released and must be used effective January 22, 2017. It is imperative you immediately replace the old version with the newly released Form I-9 to remain compliant. For more information and to download the latest version of Form I-9, visit the USCIS website.

Minimum Wage Increase

In 2017, several states have raised (or will do so in the coming year) their state’s minimum wage requirement (AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, HI, ME, MD, MA, MI, MO, MT, NJ, NY, OH, OR, RI, SD, VT, and WA). Keep in mind, that your city or other local wage requirements may be higher than your state or federal minimum wage. Read More…

HR Alert: Medicare Part D Notices to Employees due October 14, 2016

October 10, 2016

The due date for Medicare Part D Notices to Employees is right around the corner and we don’t want you to miss this important deadline!

In preparation for the Medicare fall open enrollment period, employers sponsoring group health plans that include prescription drug coverage are required to provide written notification to all Medicare-eligible individuals whether such coverage is creditable by October 14, 2016 Read More…

HR Alert: EEO-1 and VETS 4212 Reports due September 30, 2016

September 12, 2016

The EEO-1 and VETS-4212 annual reporting requirement deadlines are right around the corner and we don’t want you to miss these important deadlines!

EEO-1 Report

The Employer Information Report EEO-1 (otherwise known as the EEO-1 Report) is a compliance survey mandated by federal statute and regulations. The survey requires company employment data to be categorized… Read More…

 

HR Alert: New Federal Labor Law Posting Requirement

August 1, 2016

Effective August 1, 2016, employers are required to post new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employee Polygraph Act (EPPA) postings.  The Department of Labor has removed penalty amounts from the posters and has added a section about the rights of nursing mothers to the FLSA poster. Read More…

 

Breaking News: DOL Releases Final Overtime Regulations

May 18, 2016

The Department of Labor (DOL) released its final regulations making changes to overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which go into effect December 1, 2016. In short, these changes include an increase in the annual salary threshold to $47,476 (this doubles the current salary threshold level, making some employees that are currently classified as exempt now eligible for overtime pay) and also includes automatic salary threshold increases every 3 years. Read more…